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HELLO

​COME AS YOU ARE

Vista Buddhist Temple is a Shin Buddhist,

non-monastic, family-friendly temple. Whether you are temple members, dharma friends, or seekers passing through on your journey, take a minute to see what we offer, and know that you have already arrived.

WHAT WE OFFER

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SERVICES

The temple has reopened and we hope that you join us in person for services most Sundays at 10am. Services are hybrid and are also available simultaneously over Zoom.

 

Visit the Events & Calendars page to view the service schedule. 

(Masks are available if you feel more comfortable wearing one during service.)

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DHARMA SCHOOL

Our Dharma School welcomes K-12 students, both visiting and temple families. Currently the Dharma School meets at the temple twice a month on Sundays at 11 a.m. following service. Our teachers engage students through discussions, activities and crafts. For more information please send an email to vbtdharmaschool@gmail.com.

Meditation

MEDITATION SERVICES

Meditation Services are held every Wednesday evening at 7:00pm over Zoom. These are open to the public as well as temple members. For more information please contact the temple office at vbt@vbtemple.org or call

(760) 941-8800.

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DHARMA STUDY

  Classes and talks on Buddhism are hosted throughout the year. Visit the Events & Calendars page to view upcoming classes.

To learn more about Buddhist history and practice from a Shin perspective, visit Everyday Buddhist, an independent, immersive, & self-paced online collection of courses, live chats, & blogs, crafted to deepen Buddhist understanding for everyone. Interested in a subscription? Sign up here and a donation will be made to Vista Buddhist Temple.  

Upcoming Events

  • VBT Dharma Service - Hybrid
    VBT Dharma Service - Hybrid
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Dec 03
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Dec 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Dec 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Sunday Dharma service, which includes chanting, a dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion. Join us in person or contact the temple at vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info.
  • VBT Dharma Recovery - Online
    VBT Dharma Recovery - Online
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Dec 03
    Email vbtdharmarecovery@gmail.com for info
    Dec 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    Email vbtdharmarecovery@gmail.com for info
    Dec 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    Email vbtdharmarecovery@gmail.com for info
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Dharma Recovery group to share experiences, strength, hope, and to learn to live one day at a time from a Buddhist perspective
  • VBT Meditation Service - Online
    VBT Meditation Service - Online
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Dec 06
    Contact VBT vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info
    Dec 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    Contact VBT vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info
    Dec 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    Contact VBT vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Wednesday Meditation service over Zoom, which includes meditation, a short dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion
  • An Making for Mochitsuki
    An Making for Mochitsuki
    Sat, Dec 09
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Dec 09, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Dec 09, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Mochitsuki is an opportunity for VBT Members to come together and make mochi in preparation for the new year. Join in on making the Azuki bean filling (an) in preparation for mochitsuki.
  • Bodhi Day Dharma Service (Hybrid) & Oseibo Year-End Celebration
    Bodhi Day Dharma Service (Hybrid) & Oseibo Year-End Celebration
    Sun, Dec 10
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Dec 10, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Dec 10, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Sunday Dharma service in honor of Bodhi Day. The service will include chanting, a dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion. Oseibo will also include a potluck lunch following service. Join us in person or contact the temple at vbt@vbtemple.org for Zoom info.
  • Mochitsuki (No Dharma Service)
    Mochitsuki (No Dharma Service)
    Sun, Dec 17
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Dec 17, 2023, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Dec 17, 2023, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Mochitsuki is an opportunity for VBT Members to come together and make mochi in preparation for the new year.
  • Joya-E New Year's Eve Dharma Service
    Joya-E New Year's Eve Dharma Service
    Sun, Dec 31
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Dec 31, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Dec 31, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's New Year's Eve Dharma service. Joya-E is an opportunity to reflect on the past year and the causes and conditions that make our lives possible.

CONTACT
VISTA BUDDHIST TEMPLE

150 Cedar Road

Vista, California 92083

United States

760-941-8800

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